Addressing Healthcare Disparities through Better Data Collection

Webinar originally aired October 22, 2013

Rich Umbdenstock,
American Hospital Association President and CEO

Dr. David Zingmond, MD PhD
Professor of Medicine at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

John Piddock
NYSDOH

Target Audience: Physician Leadership, Hospital Executives, Quality improvement Advisers and Medical Staff

This one hour webinar is part of the initiative of  the NYS Governor's  Medicaid Redesign Team. It will focus on the critical role of hospital leaders in aligning quality improvement goals with addressing health care disparities through better data collection.  

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the call to action  to address disparities in health care
  • Describe the steps hospital executives can take to address disparities in health care
  • Identify the discrepancies in current NYS SPARCS data from the Medicaid and Vital Statistics data

Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is an approved provider of continuing nurse education by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.This offering is approved for 1 nursing contact hour(s).

Continuing Medical Education Contact Hours

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

CHES

This activity is sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designate provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.  This program is designated for the CHES to receive up to 1 Category 1 CECH in health education.